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Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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Beautiful Ship, Cruise staff was rude and unhelpful
"Once we boarded the ship, we realized in the app, they had changed our dining to my time (which includes a wait time), we immediately responded to the main dining room and spoke with the crew member who stated for over 45 minutes after multiple phone calls that he understood why we were upset but that he couldn't do anything about it because they did not have a table for 3 people, they were all full, i told him they were all full because they bumped us from our existing reservation to please a different guest.5 hours (wasted time on day 1, with a 6 year old that was beyond hungry) he finally resolved the problem for us...."Read More
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Nearly perfect!

Review for Symphony of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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backandforth78
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We did a seven-night western Caribbean sailing in November 2022 to Costa Maya, Cozumel, Roatan, and Coco Cay. Nearly everything was perfect. It was a clean, beautiful humongous ship. The food was great, we enjoyed the Main Dinning room a lot, and Sorrentos pizza and El Loco Fresh were really good. The five main shows were awesome, Hairspray, Flight, Hiro, and the two ice shows, are all must-sees. ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with children


Repeat sailing

Review for Symphony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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c12998
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We were on this ship before the pandemic, just before they shut down the cruise industry. We also went on its sister ship which is very nearly identical. My overall impression of the ship was good; however, they seem to have cut a few corners since my other sailings on these two ships and made a few changes I didn't like. There were some maintenance issues, which I didn't see before, and some ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Amusement Park/Waterpark at Sea

Review for Symphony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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Billybar79
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this ship over Disney Cruise because of the appeal of the onboard amusement park for our annual family vacation. There were 6 adults and 4 children: 10, 7, 7, and 4. The adults are repeat cruisers. We are also repeat Royal Caribbean/Celebrity customers. We understand that there are challenges to post pandemic travels. We were mandated to use the APP and the web for communication. The ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Traveled with children


FUN stuff to do on this Huge ship!

Review for Symphony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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NeedToVacation
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise because we've seen the ship before and wanted to try out all the fun stuff. My favorite things were the zip line, water slides, Aqua Theater Show, and Ice Skating Shows. Plus, we had an inward-facing balcony for the first time, which was very cool. Embarkation in Miami went smoothly. Debarkation was very organized also - just stood in one short line when they called our ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Boardwalk View Balcony


First cruise since pandemic, exceeded expectations

Review for Symphony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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sergioag
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

We're a couple celebrating our first anniversary and also my birthday. This is the first cruise of a B2B. Since we're coming from outside the US, we arrived in Miami a couple of days early and stayed in the downtown area. This is our third cruise, all of them in Oasis-class ships (and, hence, also in Royal Caribbean). On boarding day, we took an Uber to the port and arrived at around 10:30am, ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Central Park View Balcony


great entertainment, food service to be upgraded...

Review for Symphony of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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fnglover
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

it was my wife's first cruise at 57 and we needed to travel from Florida with specific dates due to her very demanding job... good past experiences with RC and big ship opportunity made symphony of the seas an obvious and accurate choice. I wanted her to have the best vacation possible, so I booked a suite with the ultimate drink package, the key program, and a night in Miami just before the ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Grand Suite - 1 Bedroom

Traveled with disabled person


Symphony of the Seas Overview - Solid 4 out of 5

Review for Symphony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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025930
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

To give you an idea of the perspective we’re writing this review; we’ve done 14 cruises across 3 lines, with the majority on Royal Caribbean. We keep trying different cruise lines and have cruises schedule on Carnival and Virgin in the coming months. Royal isn’t prefect, we recently had a poor experience on Ovation of the Seas, but the Oasis class ships seem to always knock it out of the park for ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


Misleading and disappointing!

Review for Symphony of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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dton
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

I am not the kind to write reviews, but after my experience on this ship, I feel it necessary to inform other consumers. We booked this trip and several months later, Royal offered me a marketing proposal to upgrade my room to a VIP suite for TWO people, and I was staying in the room alone. I did not challenge this because these were the rules, so I paid for the double fee required for the ...
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Sail Date: August 2022


Beautiful Ship, Cruise staff was rude and unhelpful

Review for Symphony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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ktaha
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

I traveled with my wife and child (6 year old). We had a cabin with an ocean view balcony. We had the 8pm traditional dining. We also had a 100 dollar on board credit. Once we boarded the ship, we realized in the app, they had changed our dining to my time (which includes a wait time), we immediately responded to the main dining room and spoke with the crew member who stated for over 45 ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


HONEST REVIEW FROM A VETERAN

Review for Symphony of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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CRUISERGUY82
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

This is my 8th cruise. First time on the Symphony. The bad first - The schooner lounge / Pianist was single handedly the most dissapointing aspect of any cruise I’ve ever been on. It was like an 80 year old man who literally followed an IDENTICAL script every single night. Un-changing, no request folder or bucket, no interaction, boring/monotone and like I said, same exact never-heard before songs ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


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